Cyber Security - Senior Associate

Firm
PwC
Location
Dublin
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Line of Service

Advisory

Industry/Sector

Not Applicable

Specialism

Cybersecurity & Privacy

Management Level

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

A career within Cybersecurity and Privacy services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients implement an effective cybersecurity programme that protects against threats, propels transformation, and drives growth. As companies pivot toward a digital business model, exponentially more data is generated and shared among organisations, partners and customers. We play an integral role in helping our clients ensure they are protected by developing transformation strategies focused on security, efficiently integrate and manage new or existing technology systems to deliver continuous operational improvements and increase their cybersecurity investment, and detect, respond, and remediate threats.

  • Conduct vulnerability scanning and penetration testing; 

  • Perform web application security testing; 

  • Design and implement information security solutions; 

  • Forensically obtain data from a variety of electronic sources, ensuring that the evidential integrity of the data is maintained and is not compromised; 

  • Perform in-depth forensic analysis, data recovery, and normalisation of data in preparation for review by investigators or legal counsel; 

  • Investigate IT security breaches; 

  • Assist with documentation, reporting, conducting research; and 

  • Support business development initiatives
     

Education Requirement

  • A recognised university degree or equivalent, specialising in computer science, information systems, computer forensics, or information security.

  • CISSP (Certified Information System Security Professional) certification (desirable)

  • Certified Ethical Hacker (desirable)

  • Systems Security Certified Practitioner (desirable)

  • IT / Computing Certifications (Cisco, Microsoft, Oracle, etc. desirable)

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (desirable)

  • IS0 27001 accredited (desirable)

 
Experience required

  • 3-5 years delivering application security reviews, internal and external penetration testing, and technical system security configuration review, network and infrastructure security review assignments / projects

  • Industry background in information security consultancy or similar role is desirable

  • Experience of information security and information risk management processes and techniques e.g. application and operation system hardening, vulnerability assessments, penetration testing, security audits, TCP/IP, intrusion detection systems, firewalls, basic cryptography etc.

At PwC, we celebrate talents from all backgrounds and welcome applications from people who identify as disabled, neurodivergent, or who live with other long-term conditions. We want our candidates to have every opportunity to thrive in our recruitment process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Therefore, we welcome the opportunity to discuss with candidates any barriers we can remove, or adjustments we can make to appropriately adapt our process fairly and support them to perform at their best. Please contact us to request any accommodations.

Create your future with us.

The world of work has changed and we are changing with it! At PwC, we believe that challenges are better solved together. A career with us means joining a purpose led and diverse, global community where you will do meaningful work with our amazing clients.

Our culture is unique and what sets us apart. Our people really are at the very heart of our business. So, when you join us, you will be empowered to work flexibly in a way that works for you, your clients and the teams around you, supporting your wellbeing.

We work tirelessly so that you can unlock your full potential and give you everything you need to take your career where you want it to go. We appreciate what you bring to our culture,our team and our clients and we recognise and celebrate you for it.

Our tech-powered and global capabilities come together so that you can make an impact not only to clients and our teams but on the world around us too. Find out more about Life@PwC

PwC Perks/Employee Benefits

Of course, we also offer all the perks you would expect from a leading employer for every stage of your journey with us.

From everyday flexibility to working from abroad, learning and development or reward and recognition. We have best in class inclusive and family friendly perks and policies that meet you where you are- in your life and in your career. Check out a sample of them here

Inclusion Statement

PwC is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we believe passionately in employing a diverse workforce so much that we have signed up for the Business in the Community Elevate Pledge.

We recognise that confidence and the imposter syndrome can sometimes hold you back from applying for your dream job. Whatever your path is or however you identify, please don’t hesitate to apply - we would love to hear from you!

You can learn more about how we are driving a culture of belonging at PwC, and explore our range of inclusive programmes, initiatives, employee resource groups and more, by visiting www.pwc.ie

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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